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    • 23.02.14 | 15:54 (IST)

    Organ donation saves the lives of those who have no other alternatives to organ failure--which can occur in any human regardless of age, ethnicity, or financial class. It should only be done from those of us who are (brain) dead or have a stopped heart. There are rules and regulations that meet these criteria. The process should be considered a gift and is a Mitzvah, free of coercion and commercial transaction. No one "Nurse or Doctor" is going to say "give me your organs." It is reasonable in free societies to debate this and families always have the ability to say "No." The proposals are simply making the assumptions that most would want to donate their organs after death, if asked. This is a healthy debate that should frankly begin with younger people, perhaps High School age. Bitter incoherent rage clouds the debate.

    from the article: Ministers reject bill that would turn every Israeli into an organ donor
    First published 20:16 23.02.14 | Last updated 21:25 22.02.14
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